Kate is a free and open source multi-document text editor for Linux, Windows and MacOS. It comes with code and text folding, syntax highlighting, dynamic word wrap, embedded console, plugin support, Spell checking, bracket matching, scripting support, CR, CRLF, LF newline, encoding conversion, find & replace, auto indentation and auto completion support. It is a KDE project and released under GNU Library General Public License v2.1 or later.
Install Kate on Ubuntu Linux
Open the terminal app (ctrl+alt+t) and run below commands one by one . It will install the latest Kate text editor on your Ubuntu Linux system.
sudo apt update
sudo apt install kate
You can open kate via the applications menu or via below command in terminal.
Install Kate via Snap:
You can also install kate editor via below snap command on terminal.
sudo snap install kate --classic
Install Kate via AppImage:
Download Kate in .AppImage file format from the below download link and save it on your Downloads folder.
Open the terminal app and run below commands in terminal.
sudo chmod +x ~ kate-21.12.0-558-linux-64-gcc.AppImage